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Organisation Description
Advice Guide Basic information on your rights from the independent organisation Citizens Advice.

Audit Commission

Ensures public money is used economically, efficiently and effectively.

Business Link

National Business Advice Centre.

Cabinet Office Ensures delivery of government policies.
Central Office of Information The government's communications division.
Charter Mark Policy Team A Cabinet Office initiative to modernise government.
Community Legal Advice Offers free community legal advice.
Companies House Company registry and information resource.
Court Service Responsible for running the court system in England and Wales.

Crown Estate

Manages land and property owned by the Queen.


The place for the widest range of government information and services. Browse by audience groups or by topics. You can access government directories or use the search engine.

Downing Street

Information on policy, news and parliamentary speeches from the Prime Minister's office.


Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

e-Envoy, Office of the

Promoting internet access for homes and business in the UK.

Property Ombudsman

Service for buyers, sellers, tenants and landlords.

European Land Information Service (EULIS)

Within the eContent Programme of the European Union, national land registries with computerised systems have started a co-operation in a project called European Land Information Service (EULIS).
European Land Registry Association (ELRA) The primary purpose of ELRA is the development and understanding of the role of land registration in real property and capital markets. Equally, ELRA is fully committed to work on behalf of Land Registries in Europe in cooperating with the EU institutions.

Government Gateway

Government services over the Internet.

News Distribution Service

For Government and the Public Sector.


Provides the full text of all public and local acts of the UK parliament.

House of Commons

Information about House of Commons business, publications, Members and committees.

House of Lords

Information about the work of the House of Lords and its Select Committees.

Independent Complaints Reviewer

Investigates complaints about the Land Registry, the Public Record Office, the Charity Commission and the Housing Corporation.

Independent Housing Ombudsman Scheme

Deals with disputes between landlords and tenants in England.


One-stop portal for local authorities to get quick and easy access to information they need on the web sites of central government departments, agencies and public bodies.

Information Commissioner

Responsible for the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts.

Insolvency Service

The Insolvency Service operates under a statutory framework – mainly the Insolvency Acts 1986 and 2000, the Company Directors Disqualifications Act 1986 and the Employment Rights Act 1996.

Legal Services Commission

Administers two legal schemes in England and Wales.

National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux

Provides free advice on a wide range of issues.

National Land and Property Gazetteer

Land and property identification resource


Land and property information service

Ordnance Survey

UK government mapping agency

Ordnance Survey MapZone

Interactive maps from Ordnance Survey
Permanent Committee on Cadastre in the European Union (PCC) In a meeting held on 14 October 2002 at the headquarters of the Joint Research Centre in Ispra (Italy), the representatives of the institutions responsible for cadastre in the fifteen Member States of the European Union agreed to formally constitute the "Permanent Committee on Cadastre in the European Union".


Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate.

Planning Portal

Check local development constraints, research and submit planning applications online etc - site maintained by Office of Deputy Prime Minister.

Prime Minister's Office

Information on policy, news and paliamentary speeches from the Prime Minister's office.

Land and Property Service of Northern Ireland

Land and Property Services is an executive Agency of the Northern Ireland Government and is responsible for Northern Ireland's National Land and Property Registers.

Registers of Scotland

Registers of Scotland Executive Agency - Scotland's National Land and Property Registers.
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe - Working Party on Land Administration (UNECE-WPLA)

The Working Party aims at promoting land (immovable property) administration through security of tenure, establishment of real estate markets in countries in transition, and modernization of land registration systems in the advanced economies.

Valuation Office

Maintains the business rating and council tax valuation lists for England and Wales.

Welsh Language Board

Promotes the use of the Welsh language in Wales.

The Law Society

The Law Society of England and Wales